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The Morning Briefing: Trump Rally, Jeh Johnson, Scalise Update and Much, Much More

A person listens as President Donald Trump speaks at the U.S. Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Wednesday, June 21, 2017. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Good Thursday Morning.

I’m under the weather today so The Morning Briefing will be condensed.

Here’s what’s on President Trump’s agenda today:

  • In the morning, President Donald J. Trump will participate in the American Leadership in Emerging Technology event.
  • In the afternoon, the President will meet with the International Olympic Committee.
  • In the evening, the President and First Lady will host the Congressional Picnic.

News round-up:

President Trump rallies supporters in Iowa

Iowa newspaper tells Trump “Now is not the time to rally”

Scalise upgraded to “fair” condition

Bono visits Scalise staff

FBI locates failed assassin’s storage unit, guess what’s inside

Lone wolf attacker follows familiar pattern in Flint airport stabbing

Taliban releases second video purporting to show U.S., Australian hostages

DNC shrugged off help from authorities over email hack

Congresswoman disputes Jeh Johnson claim DNC was notified about hacking

Democrats on Pelosi: It’s time for her to go

Congressional Black Caucus refuses to meet with Trump

Class action suit filed against GOP firm that leaked voter data

Florida sheriff says: If you’re not afraid of a gun, get one

CIA employees fired after stealing over $3,000 in vending machine snacks

Why does Hillary Clinton still have a security clearance?

Anthem pulls out of Obamacare markets in two more states

Wisconsin Assembly advances bill to suspend or expel students who disrupt campus speakers

Tourists throw $1.5M in Rome’s Trevi Fountain

Four die from heat wave in the Southwest

Two holdouts prevented “guilty” verdict in Cosby case

Kim Kardashian sold out of her new make-up line in 3 hours, made $14M

And that’s all I’ve got, now go beat back the angry mob!